Oct 11, 2019

Shipping Clerk

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Kinston, NC, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich ®, Nathan's Famous ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Farmer John ®, Kretschmar ®, John Morrell ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, Curly's ®, Healthy Ones ®, Morliny ®, Krakus ® and Berlinki ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.


The Shipping Clerk is responsible for verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment.   




<ul><li><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Handles a wide variety of paperwork including purchase orders, return authorizations, delivery notes and other shipping documents.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1-2 years of related experience and/or training, required.
  • Previous experience working in a Shipping environment where processing of customer orders was completed, preferred.
  • General knowledge of shipping procedures, a plus.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. 
  • Ability to operate a forklift, preferred.
  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, SAP and other office equipment.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced setting and effectively work in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Bilingual, preferred.
  • May be required to work long hours, holidays and weekends.

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